Chief Financial Officer: Tshwane (Pretoria)
CA Support
Pretoria, South Africa
5d ago
source : Executive Placements

JOB PURPOSE :

CFO to provide financial strategy and strong financial execution. The ideal candidate will be able to make sound business decisions as they relate to the balance sheet and the profit & loss statements.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS :

Strategic Management and reporting

  • To ensure the Finance Strategy (design and execution) is aligned with critical business objectives.
  • Design, scope, implement and manage long and short-term Finance Department objectives.
  • Manage associated risk register with the internal audit team and committee.
  • Prepare reports for EXCO and Board.
  • Work with senior teams to grow the business, formulating strategies and plans.
  • Member of the risk, audit and compliance committee.
  • Budget and strategic planning

  • Ensure corporate budgeting processes are carried out and reviewed as per business need.
  • Liaison with key stake holders to ensure financial business strategy and plan is achieved.
  • Advise various departments as to where variances occur from the approved business plan and budgets.
  • Treasury
  • Optimize the companys liquidity, making sound financial investments and hedge financial risks.
  • Corporate finance
  • Manage company policy regarding capital requirements, debt, taxation, equity, disposal and acquisitions as appropriate.
  • Establish a high level of credibility and manage strong working relationships with external parties.
  • Manage the companys sourcing of funding and the capital structure.
  • Financial Management

  • Ensure effective internal controls are in place and compliance with IFRS for SMEs and applicable regulatory legislation for financial reporting.
  • Provide leadership to finance department with regards to the accounting strategy, to optimize the companys financial performance and strategic position.
  • Ensure that company financial systems are robust, complaint and support current activities and future growth.
  • Human Resources and general management

  • Lead and develop financial teams.
  • Performance Management of direct reports and within finance department
  • Taxation

  • Ensure effective internal controls are in place and complies with applicable regulatory legislation for tax reporting.
  • Ensure good corporate governance and tax integrity to ensure tax compliance in line with revenue authorities.
  • Systems, Compliance and general administration

  • Ensure all policies and procedures are current and applicable for the Finance Division.
  • Ensure all policies and procedures are always complied with.
  • Ensure all Finance systems utilized are adding value and is current and is managed effectively.
  • QUALIFICATIONS / EXPERIENCE :

  • BCom Accounting Honours Degree
  • Registered with South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA)
  • Minimum 5-10 years relevant experience in a senior management role
  • SKILLS & ABILITIES

  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to communicate well at all levels of the organization.
  • Ability to solve complex problems and ability to make decisions based on accurate and timely analysis.
  • High level of integrity and dependability.
  • Have a proficient knowledge of the company, its divisions, associates, people, products, service and website.
  • Deliver exceptional service that exceeds customers expectations through proactive and appropriate solutions.
  • Must have experience from a Legal environment.
  • Research and provide legal opinions on a variety of issues and new business projects within the business to proactively identify, assess and manage legal risk.
  • Must be willing to assist in general administrative duties.
  • Enjoy working independently as well as be part of a team.
  • Assist fellow colleagues in the daily running of company related tasks.
  • Be focused on providing work of an extremely high quality.
  • Show ability to work under pressure and manage deadlines.
  • Very good organizational skills.
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